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things. >>> officials in japan's environment ministry have declared a popular food source an endangered species. it's the japanese eel. they eat eel during the summer as it's believed to increase stamina. the eel population has fallen drastically. officials and researchers are stepping up efforts to protect this pro decisional food source. nhk world has the details. >> reporter: japanese consume 70% of the world's eel catch. the government's designation of japanese eel as an endangered species means it could become extinct in the wild. the eel population has declined by more than half in the past decade or so. from over fishing and contamination of the environment. the japanese eel lives in rivers all over the country. in autumn they head to the ocean to spawn. the eels have a long journey. they travel to a ridge some 2,200 kilometers southwest of japan and lay their eggs there. the eel have grown five to six centimeters by the time they are back in japan. fishermen catch them and raise them. this fisherman in western japan are concerned about the population of eel left in the wild. the
comrade's face. introducing women into that environment can be really traumatic and humiliating. >> jon: i'm going to jump in here. first of all, i know a lot of german businessmen who would pay good money for that. secondly, you're in a war zone. you're in a war zone and your big worry is dying of embarrassment? and by the way, i think i figured something out here. if men are going to be poohing inches from their female comrade's face, i believe that solves your eros problem. eros is irrational but it's not [bleep] crazy. all right. our own samantha bee explores this more in depth with this report >> reporter: last week defense secretary leon panetta made military history when he lifted the ban on women serving in combat. immediately, objections were raised. >> there is a difference in the physicality of women and men >> it's a terrible idea. you're going to have the sex assault problem >> people are going to die reporter: author and military expert kingsley brown >> women in combat positions are a threat to military cohesion. it's not clear that men can actually bond with women the way t
for decades. we need to protect their environment. we have a strict quarantine system to protect the integrity of the environment. forty years on, it's still a class-a nature reserve. it's our job to look after them. ...it's my job to look after it. ♪ >>> does it for us. erin burnett starts now. >>> the vote to lift the ban on gay membership. plus we talk about marco rubio and whether he is making the biggest mistake of his life. and the boy held in an underground bunker for six days celebrates his birthday. what we just learned about his captor. let's go "outfront." >>> is there a major connection? a major announcement from the boy scouts today. they're delaying the vote. does the long history between the mormons and the boy scouts have anything to do with the announcement today? check out the connection between the two groups. mormons represent 15% of the registered boy scouts. that is the single biggest group in america. they pay dues. also jointly on land together and their departure could leave a gaping hole in the organization, which has seen its membership decline by a third since 199
their environment. we have a strict quarantine system to protect the integrity of the environment. forty years on, it's still a class-a nature reserve. it's our job to look after them. ...it's my job to look after it. ♪ >> greta: north korea releasing s a missile attack on a u.s. city that appears to be new york and set to the tune of michael jackson's "we are the world." >> the video starts with a man dreaming he is aboard a north korean space shuttle launched by a rocket and shows a u.s. city in ruins and the north core are rean caption reads some where in the united states black clouds are smoke are billowing. the video ends with a man saying his dream will come true. is the video a warning, a threat, former u.n. ambassador john bolton joins us. is this a first? is is spot north korean cinema that threatens us. what threatens us is the idea that the people in north korea are dreaming about destroying new york and worse than that that they are conducting research on nuclear devices and ballistic mill sills that would make that possible. >> greta: i have been to north korea and they have this
process and back to his environment and his world where he can g go back to his friends and enjoy. >> was he a brave young boy during the ordeal? >> absolutely. he is bandle of joy and just a child is a gift from god and something we all should cherish and to me there is no greater gift. like i said, i am a father. >> how did jimmy lee treat him during the ordeal? >> in the beginning he did sort of take care of h him but it deteriorated. he felt like he was in danger. we had to make a decision and we did make that decision and we went in to rescue him. >> at the end, was there resistance or was he sort of at the end of his game and he knew it? >> he was given the opportunity and it didn't work out. >> greta: and new information tonight, police telling us jimmy lee dykes did resist capture at the end. they say he engaged in a fire fight with the s.w.a.t. agents as they entered the bunker. he had reenforced the bunker against any attempt ited entry by law enforcement. >>> the jury hears from a woman accused of murdering her ex-boyfriend in the shower. jodi arias talks about her sexu
changing security environment. previous prime ministers said they did not think the constitution empowered them to give military help to an ally under attack. abe wants panel members to reexamine the question an figure out what situations would justify his sending that kind of help. panel members gave abe the recommendations they came up with five years ago. they said japanese leaders should change their interpretation of the constitution and help defend allies in certain circumstances. they said one justifiable action would be intercepting a missile heading for the united states. >>> air pollution in china has become so bad it's a health hazard. government officials in japan are worried about japanese nationals who live in chinese cities so they're sending a doctor to tell them how to protect themselves. the pollution has been hanging over eastern and inland areas since the beginning of last month. officials say they have seen a sharp rise in air born particles. some of those particles come from vehicle exhaust gases. japan's foreign minister says his staff are collecting information to h
, in this environment, in a classified environment i can get more specific. >> the targeted killing of americans by the commander in chief, such as the cleric you mentioned, was successly marked for death and was kill. and when pushed to explain how an american can be deemed a threat when there's no specific spell generals to back up that finding such as evidence of an ongoing plot, jay carney reached for the same logic. >> we conduct those strikes because they're necessary to mitigate ongoing actual threats, to stop slots, preevent future attacks and save american lives. they're legal, ethical, and wise. >> this draft memo concludes the president has the authority without review by the courts or without review by congress, shep. >> shepard: when will they draft a memo that says, rather than picking us up and trying it here in the united states, they can just kill american citizens here at well? >> this is all going to come to a head this week with the confirmation hearings for the new cia director john brennan. in this bipartisan letter, they're urging the president to produce these highly clas
here for decades. we need to protect their environment. we have a strict quarantine system to protect the integrity of the environment. forty years on, it's still a class-a nature reserve. it's our job to look after them. ...it's my job to look after it. ♪ >>> welcome back to the second half of "outfront." we start with stories we care about where we focus on reporting from the front lines. we begin with the u.s. postal service planning to drop saturday mail delivery in august. they say the move will save $2 billion a year. now, they lost 16 billion last year. it comes with a personal cost though. as many as 22,500 jobs could be affected. two key things have led to the post office's demise. one, the 2006 mandate to. if every country abided by that, we wouldn't be in the crisis. the chart shows a deline of about 50 billion letters and packages. for more, go to cnn.com. >>> president obama has nominated sally jewel to succeed ken salazar as secretary of the interior. jewel isn't a career politician. she's the ceo of rei. before that, she was an engineer at global oil. phil ratford of
creates an environment where they have some of the best job growth of any state in the country. liz: this is about how texas runs its business as a state. texas meets every other year. >> the fewest amount of days they work of a legislatur any ln the country. i think it would be a blueprint for washington here. lower taxes, lower legal costs for corporations, lower tax rates, create a friendly environment and job growth is amazing. liz: we have all sorts of reform movement, estate tax reform working out, leopard experiments, at the same time governor jerry brown saying the capital of his state, called essentially the pretzel palace of complexity. this is sacramento passing measures. >> they passed one lie after another. very difficult. the wealthy, people who can afford to do it, corporations can say i will go to business somewhere else. you saw what happened with bowlinbowlingboeing looking to o california. the ones who can least afford it to stay behind, more burden on their shoulders. liz: i understand what you're saying about state capital here in new york and california from th
need to protect their environment. we have a strict quarantine system to protect the integrity of the environment. forty years on, it's still a class-a nature reserve. it's our job to look after them. ...it's my job to look after it. ♪ >>> well, it took four quarters for the baltimore ravens to turn out the lights on the 49ers. it took just seconds for something or someone to turn out half the lights in the new orleans superdome. the partial blackout lasted more than half an hour, as you know. the chatter about why it happened has been going on ever since. there were reports of electrical issues during beyonce's rehearsals. but what caused the blackout. we're finding out for the first time there actually were some issues with beyonce's rehearsals in the weeks leading up to the super bowl game? >> that's right. those had been rumored for several days. now we have hard information from the nfl and the superdome's managers on that, there were issues during beyonce's rehearsals in the week leet looeding up to the super bowl here inside the superdome. here's a statement. there wer
energy here for decades. we need to protect their environment. we have a strict quarantine system to protect the integrity of the environment. forty years on, it's still a class-a nature reserve. it's our job to look after them. ...it's my job to look after it. ♪ >>> welcome back to the second half of "outfront." we start with stories we care about where we focus on our reporting from the front lines and tonight, we begin with the department of justice. it's filed a civil lawsuit against the ratings agency standard and poor's saying that s&p misled investors. here's what the suit alleges. it says s&p gave high ratings marks to investments that were tied to subprime mortgages and that made them appear a lot safer than they actually were. many believe securities that ultimately went sour like those helped trigger the financial crisis. s&p says the suit is entirely without factual or legal merit but i want to emphasize, this is the first major case brought by the government against the big ratings agencies and it's only a civil suit. the financial crisis was years ago and as of ton
the olympic games in 2020. we hope all athletes can compete in a peaceful environment. >> reporter: the former head coach of japan's national judo team agrees. the 1984 gold medal winner said in a statement that judo can educate people. he noted that when he coached the team, he tried to build supreme athletes, not just the strongest ones. he's urging judo coaches to go back to basics. ciaki ishikawa, nhk world, tokyo. >>> japanese defense officials want to resume talks with the chinese to avoid maritime accidents. they say such discussions are necessary following an incident involving a chinese naval vessel. the crew locked its weapons radar on a japanese self defense force ship. the senior defense ministry official met with members of the ruling liberal democrat party. masonori nishi say they must have more safety nets. they say setting up emergency hotlines. the country's defense officials met three times in the last five years to discuss safety measures, but the talks stalled last year after japan's leaders nationalized the senkaku islands in the east china sea. japan controls the islands,
the importance of and making sure the american people were aware of the threat environment. >> they were going on tv then? >> yes, because the news reports had already broken that afternoon. this was a routine engagement with the press, as we normally do when these things are made public. >> the next paragraph says, according to the people on the call, brennan stressed that washington had inside control. >> inside control of the plot, yes. >> based on that, one would know that we had something inside. is that a fair statement? >> from that statement, it is known that the ied at the time was not a threat to the traveling public. >> would you agree with me that disclosure resulted in the outing of an asset that's true not have been outed? >> absolutely not. what i'm saying is that we were explaining to the american public why the ied was not a threat at the time it was in the control of the individual. when we stay inside control, that means we have the operation either environmentally or in any number of ways. it did not reveal any kind of information. i told him through transcripts that i coul
. but it's a little nugget of information, when you are in an environment like this, best to be as cautious as possible. >> do people feel safe there, or they are nervous i imagine? >> reporter: there's a lot of nerves, people are watching this. things died off here for years after 2008, 2009, when the drug war really kicked off here. in 2008 there were over 100,000 u.s. spring breakers here, it dropped down precipitously to the hundreds, maybe thousands of people, this yearbookings were way up. officials are hoping it stays that way. they want to put these people behind bars, they want to try them. they want to make sure people know this will never happen again. >> miguel, thank you. >>> in china, 200 million folks are heading home for a special holiday, what is being called the biggest annual human migration the world has ever seen. . >>> in china millions of migrant workers are boarding buses trains, boats, making their way home to celebrate the lunar new year, for many it's their only chance every year to see their families. matthew chancy caught up with some who are traveling outside o
? because we had inside control of the plot. it means any number of things, in terms of environment allie,-- environmentally, or working with others, or anything else, it did not reveal any classified information. we have to be careful because there are elements of this that remain classified. >> that remains appropriate. it was a couple weeks later that reuters reported that as a news -- result of the news leaks they were told they were forced to end an operation which they hoped could continue for weeks or longer. >> there was a lot of things reported by the press that were accurate or inaccurate. i would not put stock in what you're reading. i know i engaged before that leak and afterwards that we-- to make sure that we would mitigate any damage from any leaks of classified information. >> so you're saying that this reuters report may or may not be accurate but had no link on the -- to what was disclosed to mr. clark and what he said? >> what i'm saying is i'm very comfortable with what i did and what i did at the time to make sure we did with the classified -- that we are able to deal
to work in that environment because we don't have great intelligence on these organizations. we don't know what we are doing in afghanistan and we don't know what we are doing in iraq. islamic we don't know how to go in or how to get out. >> and we have learned that. >> one last question, since you have security clearance when you make a speech or write a book to you have to have clearance? >> who asked that question? i want to speak to you afterwards. i've never submitted any speech or article. this book was submitted these are suggestions or called for. i made some and provided footnotes to display with others and i challenged the ones that i thought had nothing to do with classified material and never heard anything again. laughter irca of 63 very much. [applause] >> a great way to leave it. [applause] >> thank you very much for the session. islamic we will have book signings and the library. >> former treasury secretary working on the u.s. financial crisis as well as his tenure as the president of the federal reserve bank of new york. a website for but recommendations and sales has lau
'm not in a position in this environment in a classified environment i can get more specific. >> reporter: critics charged the lack of transparency stands in stark contrast with the newly elected president's pledge in his national security speech in may of 2000 nine. >> whenever we cannot release certain information to the public for valid national security reasons, i will insist that there is oversight of my actions by congress or by the courts. >> reporter: in their letter to the president, the senators warn that failing to provide the memos and allowing for adequate congressional oversight may force their hand and that the first casualty may, in fact, be his nominee for cia director, white house counter terrorism advisor john brennan. shannon? >> i imagine he'll have tough questions in the senate on thursday. >> reporter: could be the hardest hearing we've had. thank you. >>> moments ago a senior official apparently said what we're looking at is a draft of the white paper. not sure if that changed the details for many folks, but we'll follow up on that and let you know more. >>> dramatic new de
costs, education, the environment. you can go on and on. was more talk about electrified fences and self-deportation then there was about zero or mobility and modernizing our institutions. that's a problem. how do you do with this? you deal with it substantively, that is you put forth proposals that the public believes will address some of these problems. then there's the tonal issue, which is you have to sand off the rough edges and stop being the stupid party, as bobby jindal says. people speaking in a very rough manner about issues like rape, for example which hurt. sent a signal to voters that we really are not trying to have you. i'm proud of what eric cantor is doing. marco rubio and paul ryan are doing the same. host: peter wehner is joining us in this conversation about the future of the republican party. the numbers on the screen. you can send us the a tweet or e-mail. if that strategy is right, what does it say for those who describe themselves as republicans and others who describe themselves as the party conservatives? >> tea party is a force for good and there were hugely im
schools, but also charter schools. a competitive environment where schools compete for students rather than the other way around gives every child from the inner city of washington to the streets of los angeles an equal chance at a greater destiny. now, one of our priorities this year and a house would be to move heaven and earth to fix her education system for the most vulnerable. and when those children graduate from high school, we must expand their choices, and college has got to be an option. in 1980, the average cost of college was roughly $8000 a year. today, it is over 20,000, and less than 60% of the students who enroll in a for your program graduate within six years. clearly, something is broken. according to president obama's former jobs council, by 2020 would be a million and have jobs without the college graduates to fill them. while there is a persistent unmet demand of four to 500,000 job openings and health care sector alone. recent reports indicate that there are not enough skilled applicants to fill the jobs in the booming natural gas industry. now, suppose colleges p
by the poor health consequences of the pollution or the anti environmental -- the good environment that is ruined by the pollution. those are called external realities of using something. power plants can use cold. it is cheaper and plentiful. the only problem is they are only paying for the coal, not the other consequences of burning coal. if you put a price on carbon, then using cold becomes a lot more expensive. then, using renewable fuels becomes a lot less expensive. a lot of economists, including republican economists, say you tax but you do not want a lot to reduce it. you get all the incentives for the private sector to figure out how to reduce the pollution and achieve the goals, because it is in their economic interests to do it. it is not the government running the show and managing from washington. it is the incentive out there to move our economy in transition it. a price on carbon could be a tax, a cap and trade, the exemption -- example is when we had the acid rain problem. they said they would not tell us how to do it. they will limit the amount of sulfur emissions
that confront this country. when i think of the current political environment, i cannot help but share a story that another jesuit educated member of congress and a fellow italian that i had the honor to serve with, a guy named silvio conte from massachusetts, told during the time we were involved in budget negotiations, this was during the reagan administration. republicans, democrats came together with the leadership of the administration -- reagan administration. we sat in a room in the capitol working day in, day out. everything was on the table. we had defense on the table. we had discretionary on the table. we had entitlements on the table and we had revenues on the table. everything. and we were working through it trying to develop a package. leadership made very clear that we had to get this done. every time we thought we were close, somebody would stand up, walk out of the room, didn't like what was happening and, you know, it got tough. and at one meeting where somebody just got up, we thought we were close to getting a deal. it was a senator from florida that got up and said, i can'
attention to so you can get into the mortar get rich environment, user names, passwords, things about what activities are involved in, where they may be going. it's not just online, some of this information may be used that foreign agents can meet up with these folks in what is called the real world and maybe compromise them out in public not just over the internet. jon: scary stuff. morgan wright, thank you. jenna: in the real world that we try to live in, even though we work on television the president was taking taxes during his very high profile interview right before the super bowl. wendell goler is live at the white house with the significance of what the president had to say. >> reporter: the president says there is no doubt we need more tax revenue not from raising tax rates but from closing what he considers to be tax loopholes in the system that let high income people, especially those who make money mainly from investment to pay a lower tax rate than middle income, salaried or hourly wage easterners. h eastern earners. he says it's a matter of fairness. >> the average person doe
and police may have undetectable drones that can drive, fly, swim into nearly any environment. >> there may be as many as 30,000 unmanned vehicles in the air. >> professor nathan busch says designers are modeling the newest drones on nature. >> so mimicking the actions of insects, the way that they crawl, for example, or fly. >> reporter: they may be so small and agile the drones could access tight spaces, impossible for police to get to today. when the army was funding research into small robotic birds, we got a good look at each other. >> reporter: right now the hummingbird can only fly a little more than 10 minutes. at that size, imagine what it could do at ten hours. >> it could fly through small clearings, through trees and see inside. >> reporter: if one crashes or the camera fails, developers at the university of pennsylvania already have drones flying in siynchronized formations. in the hostage crises of the future, it could give them a swarm of available replacements. >> reporter: we know defense secretary leon panetta personally approved a request from the fbi to get high tech sur
in syria is it makes the operational environment much easier for al-qaeda and its allies. they can operate in cairo. they can have public demonstrations in cairo with mubarak gone and it doesn't hurt them. they don't get arrested or chased out of the country. so the changing middle east has played to the strengths of al-qaeda and certainly in terms of the pressure on them, except for pakistan, the pressure is off. >> brian: when you mentioned on the radio show to me that you're worried about your grandchildren and the world in which we are right now, we're cutting back and almost saying the enemy doesn't exist. >> well, it's not almost, brian. people like john brennan and the president, who have gone out of their way to say that jihad is like a rotary club for the world. they're just self-improving muslims. they've gone out of the way to make americans believe the danger and the threat in the world is reduced. and the combination of that lie with the cuts in the defense budget are certainly not good news for american security. >> brian: john brennan, we just saw video of him. he's poised t
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